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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. FatDB

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Amazon DynamoDB vs. FatDB

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeDocument store
Key-value store
Document store
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.67
Rank#215  Overall
#32  Document stores
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.40
Rank#255  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score76.93
Rank#16  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storeaws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodb
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffAlibabaAmazonFatCloud
Initial release2014201620122012
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-Licensecommercialcommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC#
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hostedhostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.nonono infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP APIRESTful HTTP API.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJava
Python
.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnononoyes infovia applications
Triggersyesnoyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageAtomic single-row operationsACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications

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